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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

What kind of birth control are you or your husband or partner using now to keep from getting pregnant? OTHER METHOD

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1254 1045 83.4 80.6-85.8 209 16.6 14.2-19.4
Age
< 20 years 139 103 75.7 65.0-83.9 36 24.3 16.1-35.0
20-24 years 332 258 78.5 72.4-83.5 74 21.5 16.5-27.6
25-34 years 638 552 86.5 82.9-89.4 86 13.5 10.6-17.1
35+ years 145 132 89.4 81.0-94.4 13 10.6 5.6-19.0
Race
White 868 725 84.3 81.1-87.0 143 15.7 13.0-18.9
Black 335 275 80.7 74.1-86.0 60 19.3 14.0-25.9
Other 51 45 81.3 64.3-91.3 6 18.7 8.7-35.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 104 80.4 70.7-87.5 20 19.6 12.5-29.3
No 1127 938 83.7 80.8-86.3 189 16.3 13.7-19.2
Education
< High School 270 218 81.9 75.2-87.1 52 18.1 12.9-24.8
High School 366 300 82.0 76.4-86.5 66 18.0 13.5-23.6
> High School 618 527 84.9 81.1-88.1 91 15.1 11.9-18.9
Marital Status
Married 793 669 84.4 81.1-87.2 124 15.6 12.8-18.9
Other 461 376 81.5 76.2-85.8 85 18.5 14.2-23.8
Income
15,999 or less 332 267 80.0 73.7-85.1 65 20.0 14.9-26.3
16,000-24,999 170 136 78.4 69.7-85.1 34 21.6 14.9-30.3
25,000-39,999 186 154 83.5 75.7-89.1 32 16.5 10.9-24.3
40,000 or more 438 379 87.9 83.8-91.1 59 12.1 8.9-16.2
WIC recipient
No 656 562 87.2 83.8-90.0 94 12.8 10.0-16.2
Yes 590 476 79.0 74.5-83.0 114 21.0 17.0-25.5
Medicaid recipient
No 610 520 86.0 82.3-89.0 90 14.0 11.0-17.7
Yes 644 525 80.9 76.6-84.5 119 19.1 15.5-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 563 466 82.4 79.1-85.3 97 17.6 14.7-20.9
2500+ grams 691 579 83.5 80.5-86.1 112 16.5 13.9-19.5

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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